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Petra Sauer, Ph.D

Petra Sauer
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E-​Mail: petra.sauer@wu.ac.at

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Petra Sauer is Assistant Professor in the division of Sociology, Social Policy and Social Research at the University of Fribourg, and senior researcher at the Vienna University of Economics and Business (WU). She was (LIS)2ER Tony Atkinson Research Fellow at the Luxembourg Institute of Socio-economic Research (LISER) and the Luxembourg Income Study (LIS) where she has contributed to strengthening the integration of research on social stratification, education, and the labour market within the institutes’ research agendas. In her research, she focuses on social inequality, its dynamics across time and contexts, and its underlying mechanisms, with a particular emphasis on (higher) education and labour market outcomes. Her research has been published, among others, in the International Journal of Comparative Sociology and the Review of Income and Wealth.